Wednesday, November 08, 2006

CFP: Online Information Security (Online Information Review - Emerald Journal)

CFP: Online Information Security (Online Information Review - Emerald Journal)

Online Information Review

About Online Information Review (OIR)
Online Information Review is a refereed journal devoted to research in the
broad field of online information, including both transactional and
transformational aspects, in the academic, corporate, scientific and
commercial contexts. It addresses issues related to online resources,
systems and services, information quality, content and software
evaluation, with a primary focus on online and digital information
creation, storage, retrieval and applications. Coverage is intentionally
international, with contributions from both developed and developing

About the special issue
Online Information Review invites the submission of articles that address
aspects of the theme, “Online Information Security”. In recent times there
has been considerable popular interest in such issues as identity theft,
denial of service attacks, and worms that thrive on the anonymity of the
Internet. Behind these more dramatic issues lies considerable research
activity, and it is this work that OIR seeks to bring to the fore.

Accordingly, this issue of OIR seeks original research and critical
thinking that provides a basis for understanding the dangers of and
possible solutions to online information security across the spectrum of
online activity. Although all perspectives are welcome, papers that offer
strong theoretical foundations and empirical focus will be preferred.

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

- Online shopping security
- Secure online banking transactions
- Personal security in the online environment
- Online trust
- Maintaining digital document integrity
- The world of hacking
- Controlling viruses and worms
- Online lures and scams
- Scam Websites for stealing personal information
- New information security threats

Submission information
All papers will be double-blind peer reviewed. Author guidelines for
prospective contributors are available at Papers will be
reviewed in accordance with OIR guidelines. Papers will be reviewed within
two weeks of the submission deadline, and all authors informed of
decisions within a month of the submission deadline. The accepted papers
will be published in Online Information Review Vol 31, No 4 (July-August

Authors should submit an electronic copy of their manuscript as a Word
file to the Editor via e-mail attachment: Dr G E Gorman,

Submission deadline: 1 April 2007
Acceptance decision: 1 May 2007
Date of publication: July-August 2007.

Eileen Breen
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
60/62 Toller Lane
Bradford BD8 9BY
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1274 777700
Fax: +44 (0) 1274 785200
for advice on writing for publication